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Students for International Development Summer 2021 Volunteer Interns- Kenya

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Kisumu, Kisumu County, Kenya
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Published 27 days ago

STUDENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMER 2021 INTERNSHIP.


Location: Vihiga, Kenya

Duration: 3 months

Programs: i) Global Health Program 

                  ii) Orphaned and Vulnerable Child Program

Is it for you?

Do you have the desire to bring positive change to the world? 

Then intern with us in our Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Program. Help us support children at serious risks of illness and abandonment and ensure they are healthy and in school. Majoring in global health, nursing, or pre-med? Our Global Health Program empowers local nursing students to deliver hygiene and sanitation programs to thousands of children prone to water-borne illness.


Responsibilities.

Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Program

  • Developing a proposal for a remedial education program/resource center for OVCs with learning challenges.
  • Perform intake assessments for new OVCs at the ECE and grade 1 levels
  • Research need for remedial education programs such as a preparation program for national exams
  • Basic reading and numeracy for young students who have fallen behind 
  • Develop media (photography, video,  written stories) to communicate the demand for the program to existing and potential donors in order to secure financial sustainability.


Global Health Program

  • Observing and supporting primary care in rural health centres
  •  Clinical support tasks such as determining BMI, taking blood pressure, assisting in assessments and procedures 
  • Administrative support tasks such as filing medical records, compiling public health data, supporting public health and patient education initiatives
  • Writing funding proposals.


Eligibility

Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Program

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Pursuing / completed a degree in education, political science, international development, or a related field considered an asset 
  • Experience working with children / vulnerable populations


Global Health

  • 3+ years of postsecondary education, with coursework or past experience relating to global health and/or health services 
  • 1+ years of training at a medical or nursing program at an accredited university (preferred). 


To apply email your resume to applications@sidcanada.org 

(subject: Name - Country - Position)


STUDENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMER 2021 INTERNSHIP.


Location: Vihiga, Kenya

Duration: 3 months

Programs: i) Global Health Program 

                  ii) Orphaned and Vulnerable Child Program

Is it for you?

Do you have the desire to bring positive…

Details at a Glance

  • Recurrence
    One time only
  • Fee Required: $1950

Location

On-site
Kisumu, Kenya

How to Apply

To apply email your resume to applications@sidcanada.org 

(subject: Name - Country - Position)

To apply email your resume to applications@sidcanada.org 

(subject: Name - Country - Position)

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